Communication & Media Studies at Vassar College
Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and has a total student population of 2,435. Of the 682 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in 2021, 15 of them were communication and media studies majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Communication & Media Studies section at the bottom of this page.
Vassar Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
Vassar Communication & Media Studies Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks communications programs across the country. The following shows how Vassar performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The communications major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Communication & Media Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Communication & Media Studies Schools||504|
|Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||573|
|Best Value Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||649|
How Much Do Communications Graduates from Vassar Make?
The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at Vassar is $18,701. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,435 for all communications students.
Communications Student Demographics at Vassar
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Vassar College.
Vassar Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% more racial-ethnic minorities in its communications bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Vassar also has a doctoral program available in communications. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Communications Grads May Go Into
A degree in communications can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Vassar College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Public Relations Specialists||24,510||$74,000|
|Writers and Authors||7,410||$86,380|
|Reporters and Correspondents||4,540||$81,930|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Noteremote under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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